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Dear Cornerstone Families:

The following represents Cornerstone’s plans for re-opening in the fall. The plans, policies, and procedures were created with input from CCS administrators, board members, teachers, parents, Summit County Health Department, medical professionals, and guidance from the Governor's office, CDC, and ODE.

We recognize that individuals share vastly different views on how one ought to conduct him or herself in light of COVID-19. In this, we have been praying for an overwhelming spirit of Christian unity, humility, and grace among our staff and families. This is a difficult situation, and we need the Spirit of the Lord Jesus to reign in us as we navigate these waters.

As we've made these plans, we've been praying for our own hearts-- that we would love God with all our hearts, souls, minds, and strength, and that we would love our neighbor as ourselves. - Luke 10:27

Love God with all our hearts, souls, minds, and strength, and love our neighbor as ourselves. — Luke 10:27

Our Guiding Principles

  1. The vision of CCS, to educate children to transform their world for the glory of God, is best conducted with face-to-face instruction.
  2. We want to take into consideration the health and well-being of our students, families, and staff.
  3. Timing: Everything is subject to change. As the virus and the situation surrounding us changes, we will be able to revisit each procedure put in place. These are temporary steps put in place to return us to normalcy.
  4. Our overarching goal is “Love of God and Love of Neighbor” (Luke 10:27).

Communication of Updates

The Head of School will send regular email updates to alert you of any changes or updates to the procedures and policies in this plan. Obviously, this situation is fluid and changing. As the situation changes, so will our plan!

Parents can email Kandi Shanor ( with specific COVID-19 related questions. We ask that you email Mrs. Shanor rather than emailing questions to other faculty or staff members. This will keep all questions in one place and allow for answers to be sent where needed.

Download:  CCS COVID-19 Reopening plan, policies, and guidelines (updated 9/8/2020).

Thank you, and please continue to pray for us as we move through this time.

Dave Smith, Head of School